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>> abc7 news starts right now with breaking news. >> the breaking news is from east san jose, a massive police search for a gunman who tried to problem a check cashing business. we were overhead where you can see dozens of police cars. >> a large door do door search is underway for the suspect for several hours. moments ago a major break. abc7 news matt kellerer joins us. matt? >> five minutes ago it was confirmed that a suspect was captured inside this neighborhood.
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you can see police officers are coming out from the neighborhood. police say people are now free to leave their home. a man confronted an employee in the check-cashing store and demand crash. he fired shots from a hand gun before running north in the neighborhood the no one was hurt. police arrived and blocked off the area not letting anyone in or out. police say the armed robber was seen jumping fences. neighbors witnesses officers and s.w.a.t. team members with guns drawn. the big concern is the missing handgun. they are now searching for that. police believe that there is no second suspect. they have the only person responsible for this armed robbery. as we come back out here it will take some time for officers to bring the suspect out and to clean up the scene. the road is blocked off right now but a suspect was captured in the last half hour. they are expected to bring him
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out. >> breaking news, convicted cleveland rapist makes shocking statements this morning before he was sentenced for the kidnapping and imprisonment of three women. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is in the newsroom. a victim spoke? >> she did, michelle knight faced the abuser and she was strong and defiant and castro spoke for 20 minutes, a dramatic moment when michelle knight entered the court room, around 9:00 this morning after a brief recess in the hearing. then was tremendous came back in the courtroom. she told the judge no one should ever have to go through what she went through not even her worse enmy, castro denied ever abusing michelle, amanda berry or gina dejesus. [ inaudible ]
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>> i was 11 years in hell. now your hell is just beginning. i will overcome all this that happened but you will face hell for eternity. from this moment i will not let you get me. >> we saw the inside of the home where castro kept the victims. on the stand a special agent explains the pictures, alarm clocks, to act as alarms and a workbook pages taped on the wall in the room amanda shared with her daughter and closets nailed and chains and looks. amanda and gina dejesus not in court but amanda's sister and gina dejesus' cousin talked and the sentence was handed down, life, no parole, and 1,000
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years. >> we have breaking news from richmond, city council member has died. he was in a medical coma after he was hospitalized for a severe bacteria sinus infection. he won a seat on the city council but never sworn in because of the illness. he passed away around 1:00 o'clock a.m. at 54 years old. >> turning thousand to the threat of a bart strike we are going to know in hours whether a 72 hour street notice will be issued that could come tonight if progress isn't made on the contract nexts. abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield joins us from oakland where the talks will resume in the hour. amy? >> negotiations are continuing but the tone seems to be changing, the unions today rather than talking specifics like wages, are talking about a bigger picture, saying that this is all about busting up the unions. the transit union is wrapping up a press conference right now and
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they brought in transit officials from arizona and massachusetts to talk about bart's chief negotiator claiming that he is just here to say "no," not to negotiate. a bart spokesman calls this a distraction. the negotiations continue but at 5:00 today the unions are all going do come together, they will get up from the negotiating table and hold a rally. they calling to a pep rally, >>dave: it to speak out against what they call a direct attack on workers' rights. >> a rally unites people and when you are not alone it is easier to stand up and say, it is fought right. >> the general feeling is that bart trains will not be running on monday. that is not official. union workers tell me that is their prediction. they do think that they will be on the picket line on monday as they were a month ago.
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the union could issue the 72-hour warning of a strike tonight. bart officials have said that the offer on the table is the best they can do and the union says it is not good enough. for that rally scheduled for 5:00 today, it will start here in front of oakland city hall and they will be marching over to bart headquarters at lake merritt. a bart spokesman says she would rather being at a rally they could be at the negotiating table. >> if there is another bart strike, we have put together a full range of resources for you at with the latest status on bart talks and information on commute alternatives. you can also download our exclusive abc7 news traffic app to help you negotiate the freeways, all in one spot, >> police looking for a man who attacked a woman in city plaza park early this morning at 1:30 at lexington and main secret.
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investigators say the woman in her 20's was walking home to her apartment from a 7/11 and a man grabbed her from behind. the woman turned around and kick add man in the groin and ran away. police traced the attacker on to campus and still looking for him. >> in contra costa county, the parents of an 11-year-old boy sexually abused by a former teacher have filed a massive claim against the school district the first step in a lawsuit. 45-year-old joseph martin was charged with 91 physical any -- felony counts of molestation and leaded not guilty. he taught 4th and 5th grade in concord. this 11-year-old parents claimed the officials failed to prevent the abuse by mishandling the case against martin. >> developing news, in antioch police are looking for the person who pulled a trigger on two men in a car leaving one
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dead. officers responded to reports of shots fired near the delta fair shopping center. police found a white pontiac a couple blocks away with two men inside, one from richmond. he died at the scene. the other man was rushed to the hospital. they are hooking for a suspect vehicle possibly a gold-colored four-door honda or chevrolet. >> a baggage handler charged with stealing from checked luggage at san francisco international airport is due in court this morning. the 45-year-old george reyes was arrested in may after police say they traced stolen items to his him. an investigation was launched in march when passengers started reporting missing electronics from the luggage. the hearing could result in setting a new date if a preliminary hearing. >> coming up next on abc7 news, edward snowden is on the move. the n.s.a. leaker has finally left the moscow airport and
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granted asylum. >> big changes in drugstores: controversial contraception
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>> new this morning, n.s.a. leaker edward snowden has live the moscow airport after being granted temporary asylum in russia. here is a picture of his new passport. it says he is allowed to stay in russia for a year through next july. he has been camped out in moscow airport for seven weeks since arriving from monday -- monday
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congress after releasing classified details about the n.s.a. security system. >> southwest is charge $200,000 for bad practices promoting $100 or less flight for february but did not have enough seats available in a number of cities and they advertised $66 when way fare in march but did not have any seats available at that price. the department says southwest engaged in unfair and deceptive practices in both cases. the airline has not yet responded. >> proof that a big controversy can boost business. rolling stone issue of boston marathon bombing boston sold twice as many copies as usual according to industry publication ad week and sold more than 112,000 issues between july 19 and 29 more than double the cover at the same time last year. only 5 percent of the circulation now comes from retail sales.
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>> meteorologist, mike nicco, with the forecast. >> lack of clouds this morning in some areas. >> behind us they are it will dealing with clouds but the temperatures were in the 40's in the north bay valley and starting to pick the grapes in that area. now, what is going on outside, we will on the weather window and show you how the temperatures are hell at bay by the cloud cover and then we have warmer weather on the way. you can see the clouds, i will show you sunshine in a minute. >> breaking down a long-standing barrier, why this woman may soon be calling the shots on the national stage. >> i am leyla gulen your abc7 morning traffic reporter this is a smart solution to your commute, in, today is your last chance to enter and well announce the winner tomorrow on the only news. be smart and
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>> covering santa clara, san francisco, east bay and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> you do not have to ask the pharmacist if you want to buy plan "b" pill. the pill is now available on store shelves rather than over-the-counter and also, women and girls of any age can buy the girl not just those over 18, the end of a long legal battle to make emergency contraception more available. some pharmacies started moving the product to the stores overnight. >> millions of diabetic testing
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strips have been recalled, 62 million of the strips are being called. some of the strips could indicate abnormally high blood sugar levels which could lead to dangerous medication errors and the f.d.a. says that the strips are contaminated with a chemical used in manufacturing. we have more information on the recall on our website at >> and we want to have fun at a politician's expense, the richmond flying squirrels are doing a salute to scandal night tonight. there will be $1 hotdogs in honor of or dishonor of anthony weiner and fans tweet pictures of themselves eating those hotdog could win prizes and the flying squirrels are in riff -- richmond.
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that is richmond, virginia. >> love minor league baseball. they have the best promotions. >> and fun contests. >> it is a great time. >> how is the weather? >> you are stalling. >> all right, so moving on, here we go with live doppler 7 hd, it is dry this morning. a lack of clouds made for a very cool morning with 40's in the napa and sonoma where santa clara and 50's for the rest of us and we have wins that are tempering our temperatures and out the west at 15- to 25-knots from new until 9:00 for the bay waters and also for the delta. now, going to the ocean it is a brick day at the beaches who we are seeing sunshine we have winds that will continue blowing out from the northwest at 15- to 25-knots and knots is 1.15 miles per hour. look the at winds, 22 at sfo and 15 at hayward and 12 at half moon bay and 14 in novato and 16 in napa and 17 in concord so a
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changing of the air mass came through in the overnight hours and this is a more dry and cleaner air mass, and the smoke we had a couple of days ago, gone, our resolution teen air is back and you can see along the coast we have more cloud cover than yesterday you are going to see sunshine with the high u.v. index have the sunscreen. we are in the 50's around san francisco and half moon bay and 60's elsewhere, but where we had sunshine, antioch and los gatos, 74 and 73. beautiful picture from the golden gate bridge, all those folks trying to take pictures the last couple of days but could not because of the clouds, just beautiful to the marin head lands. clean and dry air and the cool breeze keeps us below average. cool tonight and we get back in the 40's and it will be close in the north bay valley and in the low 50's in many areas and by this weekend well start to see a return a modifying of air mass and get our temperatures back to
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average. today from mount tamalpais we are from five to nine degrees cooler than we should be. now, what is happening, the weather pattern is stuck in neutral and it is moving to the east, so we are nudging it ever so slowly the next 24 to 48 hours we will try to get rid of that and allow warming to happen. to the south, in san jose, 76 degrees and normal high is 82 and a softball tournament in sunnyvale and 72 degrees and up the peninsula we have low-to-mid 70's and mill dry is 68 and upper 50's to 60 and a breeze along the coast and upper sector mid-60's downtown and south san francisco and over to sausalito and mid-to-upper 70's through the north bay valley and the beaches, also, a brick day with temperatures in the upper 50's and the eat bay shore, upper 50's to low 70's and the warmest weather, still, cooler than it should be the mid-70's and big baseball tournament if livermore, 78 to 81. tonight the temperatures are going to 51 in santa rosa and
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you are 45. the cloud cover is not so extensive so we will keep the cool, dry air mass and the sun will add two to six degrees to the forecast and hang out in the upper 50's to low 60's and mid-to-upper 70's around the bay and mid-to-upper 80's inland and morning clouds and afternoon sunshine and more a summer-type pattern. >> watch abc live stream is available in the bay area and the first local station and abc is the first profit network to bring you a life stream of the local news and shows. you do not have to watch -- miss a minute of those shows, a special new benefit brought to you by abc, comcast, charter communication at no additional cost at and to
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access enter your account information or download the app. >> you do not have to find an h&m story to get the latest trendy shows just launching online shopping for customers in the united states this morning. until how you could only find store locations on the website and they had a string of delays setting up the website pushing back the site twice. h&m is second biggest market behind germany. a mississippi mom will become the first full time referee for the national football league. >> a little tight. a little tight. you got do move up on that. put director guard up. >> that is sarah thomas in action 39-year-old married mother of three on the verge of making history. she is one of 21 finalists in the nfl develop president program for officials.
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>> this is what i do, individually, i am a female, there are a lot of things that set up apart, race, gender, different backgrounds but we are out there all for the same goal. >> she spent 16 years over grade school, high school, and college games before discovered by an nfl scout. >> looks like she can throw a pass, too. next on abc7 news a sign that has drivers in northern california city scrapping -- scratching their head. can you spot what is wrong? wa
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>> later today at 4:00, george clooney sent a paycheck to spy on someone and who he is keeping tabs on by satellite. michael finney checks out a classic american car making a comeback with new high-tech driving features. >> don't though what to make of this, a street sign outside a preschool has people scratching their head. it says "please slow drively," yes, it seems to be a variation of a more common sign reading "please drive slowly." was it on purpose? or was someone messing up in a
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theory is that the administration intentionally misspelled the sign so people would slow down to get a better look. >> that could be counterproductive? why is it always around a school? >> it seals that way. maybe so the kids will learn not by correcting the mistakes. that does it for us.
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